Elizabeth "Betty" T. Young


Elizabeth “Betty” T. (Gilronan) Young, age 86, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on December 6, 2019.  Born and raised in New York City, she resided in Fair Lawn since 1973.  Mrs. Young was a faithful parishioner of St. Anne Church in Fair Lawn.  A frequent shopper of QVC and loyal NY Yankees fan, Betty also enjoyed Bingo, television and phone conversations with family and friends.  A woman with an appreciation for music, she also enjoyed 50’s music and dancing.

Prior to retiring, she was a crossing guard with the Borough of Fair Lawn from 1981-1993.

Beloved wife of the late Robert G. Young.  Loving and devoted mother of Robert “Scooter” Young.  Dear sister of twin James Gilronan and wife Carmela, Harry Stutey and the late Margaret Stutey.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7-9 pm and Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ, 201-797-3500.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, December 12, 2019, 10:30 am at St. Anne Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Elizabeth to Susan G. Komen North Jersey, 4 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ 07054 or a charity of choice would be appreciated.

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